Patchwork [net-next,3/6] enic: minimize pkt filter updates to firmware

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Submitter Scott Feldman
Date Dec. 19, 2009, 2:09 a.m.
Message ID <20091219020951.2745.59323.stgit@savbu-pc100.cisco.com>
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Permalink /patch/41459/
State Superseded
Delegated to: David Miller
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Scott Feldman - Dec. 19, 2009, 2:09 a.m.
enic: minimize pkt filter updates to firmware

In set_multicast(), only push pkt filter changes down to firmware if
pkt filter actually changes.

Signed-off-by: Scott Feldman <scofeldm@cisco.com>
Signed-off-by: Vasanthy Kolluri <vkolluri@cisco.com>
---
 drivers/net/enic/enic.h      |    1 +
 drivers/net/enic/enic_main.c |    8 ++++++--
 2 files changed, 7 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)


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Patch

diff --git a/drivers/net/enic/enic.h b/drivers/net/enic/enic.h
index dfd6024..b09b091 100644
--- a/drivers/net/enic/enic.h
+++ b/drivers/net/enic/enic.h
@@ -89,6 +89,7 @@  struct enic {
 	spinlock_t devcmd_lock;
 	u8 mac_addr[ETH_ALEN];
 	u8 mc_addr[ENIC_MULTICAST_PERFECT_FILTERS][ETH_ALEN];
+	unsigned int flags;
 	unsigned int mc_count;
 	int csum_rx_enabled;
 	u32 port_mtu;
diff --git a/drivers/net/enic/enic_main.c b/drivers/net/enic/enic_main.c
index 0265b25..2708ecf 100644
--- a/drivers/net/enic/enic_main.c
+++ b/drivers/net/enic/enic_main.c
@@ -772,6 +772,7 @@  static void enic_set_multicast_list(struct net_device *netdev)
 	int promisc = (netdev->flags & IFF_PROMISC) ? 1 : 0;
 	int allmulti = (netdev->flags & IFF_ALLMULTI) ||
 	    (netdev->mc_count > ENIC_MULTICAST_PERFECT_FILTERS);
+	unsigned int flags = netdev->flags | (allmulti ? IFF_ALLMULTI : 0);
 	u8 mc_addr[ENIC_MULTICAST_PERFECT_FILTERS][ETH_ALEN];
 	unsigned int mc_count = netdev->mc_count;
 	unsigned int i, j;
@@ -781,8 +782,11 @@  static void enic_set_multicast_list(struct net_device *netdev)
 
 	spin_lock(&enic->devcmd_lock);
 
-	vnic_dev_packet_filter(enic->vdev, directed,
-		multicast, broadcast, promisc, allmulti);
+	if (enic->flags != flags) {
+		enic->flags = flags;
+		vnic_dev_packet_filter(enic->vdev, directed,
+			multicast, broadcast, promisc, allmulti);
+	}
 
 	/* Is there an easier way?  Trying to minimize to
 	 * calls to add/del multicast addrs.  We keep the